Easy and frequent employee communication has long been seen as a cure-all for companies struggling with workplace collaboration and productivity – and technology is viewed as the elixir for ensuring effective contact between workers.
After the launch of its latest startup accelerator, Real Business spoke with BMW about what it takes to drive innovation.
As a company that has grown up within co-working spaces, chief revenue officer Jason Hill explains why the environment has allowed appScatter to blossom.
Mike Moffett, partner of operational restructuring at PwC, unveils some considerations for companies wanting to restructure during a difficult time.
One key reason that team meetings are hard to cut is that companies jump straight to trying to improve their meeting facilitation skills without understanding the corporate cultural challenges that make them meet so often
When it comes to innovation in FMCG, it’s easy to get trapped in the belief that it’s the big brands who are running the show.
The All Blacks are one of the most successful sports franchises in history. They appear to work together seamlessly, something most companies dream of when it comes to staff collaboration. But with practice drills not an option in the office, bosses can instead hope to foster such collaboration through connected planning.
For the vast majority of businesses, its employees are the lifeblood. Which is why having a co-operative group of individuals that can work well together in a team is crucial to the success of a business. Easier said than done, however.
In his first Founders Diaries contribution, Mungo Park reveals why business teamwork has meant being able to go on holiday without constantly worrying.
As the workforce evolves into a more immediate, responsive and collaborative culture, employees are trying to stay connected with colleagues and customers. With the increased desire for constant connectivity though, comes the need for flexible working.
They say moving offices is a sign of growth and progress, but for Tracy Ebdon-Poole it has not been without its headaches and pressures.
Speaking with John Lewis, Real Business has heard how and why the reputable British retailer has embarked on the process of SME-corporate collaboration.